Famous People of Asian Ancestry Book Reviews

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The BookReader

Mainly for children, but don't kid yourself—adults will leaf through these well constructed pages, looking at the wise pull-quotes, examining the bright faces, reading the strong-willed stories of conquerors who won society's approval… A fine achievement of a series.


The individual stories are dramatic, candid, and personal.

School Library Journal

Included here are inspiring biographies… Wherever possible, material is drawn from personal interviews and is accompanied by black-and-white photos, many of which are personal snapshots.

Teaching K-8

Eminently readable and a much-needed resource…

North Carolina Instructional Media Social Studies

…written in highly-accessible prose and well-illustrated with black-and-white photographs.

Spalding University Book Review Center

The contributions that Asian Americans have made to this country are well presented in the illustrated multi-volume work…